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Fennel vs. Artichoke — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Fennel and Artichoke

  • Fennel is richer in Vitamin K, and Vitamin A RAE, yet Artichoke is richer in Copper, Folate, Magnesium, Fiber, Iron, Phosphorus, Vitamin B6, and Vitamin B1.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin K from Fennel is 40% higher.
  • Fennel contains 48 times more Vitamin A RAE than Artichoke. Fennel contains 48µg of Vitamin A RAE, while Artichoke contains 1µg.

Food types used in this article are Fennel, bulb, raw and Artichokes, (globe or french), raw.

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Mineral Comparison

Mineral comparison score is based on the number of minerals by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +11.4%
Contains more Potassium +11.9%
Contains less Sodium -44.7%
Contains more Selenium +250%
Contains more Iron +75.3%
Contains more Magnesium +252.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +80%
Contains more Zinc +145%
Contains more Copper +250%
Contains more Manganese +34%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 15% 28% 13% 22% 37% 7% 6% 22% 25% 4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 14% 48% 43% 39% 33% 13% 14% 77% 34% 2%
Contains more Calcium +11.4%
Contains more Potassium +11.9%
Contains less Sodium -44.7%
Contains more Selenium +250%
Contains more Iron +75.3%
Contains more Magnesium +252.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +80%
Contains more Zinc +145%
Contains more Copper +250%
Contains more Manganese +34%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Fennel
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Contains more Vitamin A +7307.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +205.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +324.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +620%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +106.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +63.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +45.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +146.8%
Contains more Folate +151.9%
Contains more Choline +160.6%
Equal in Vitamin C - 11.7
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 58% 12% 0% 40% 3% 8% 12% 14% 11% 21% 0% 8% 157%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 1% 4% 0% 39% 18% 16% 20% 21% 27% 51% 0% 19% 37%
Contains more Vitamin A +7307.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +205.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +324.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +620%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +106.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +63.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +45.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +146.8%
Contains more Folate +151.9%
Contains more Choline +160.6%
Equal in Vitamin C - 11.7

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +33.3%
Contains more Protein +163.7%
Contains more Carbs +44%
Equal in Water - 84.94
Equal in Other - 1.13
7% 90%
Protein: 1.24 g
Fats: 0.2 g
Carbs: 7.3 g
Water: 90.21 g
Other: 1.05 g
3% 11% 85%
Protein: 3.27 g
Fats: 0.15 g
Carbs: 10.51 g
Water: 84.94 g
Other: 1.13 g
Contains more Fats +33.3%
Contains more Protein +163.7%
Contains more Carbs +44%
Equal in Water - 84.94
Equal in Other - 1.13

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +1260%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +164.1%
Contains less Saturated Fat -60%
28% 21% 52%
Saturated Fat: 0.09 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.068 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.169 g
34% 5% 61%
Saturated Fat: 0.036 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.005 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.064 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +1260%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +164.1%
Contains less Saturated Fat -60%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Fennel Artichoke
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Fennel Artichoke Opinion
Net carbs 4.2g 5.11g Artichoke
Protein 1.24g 3.27g Artichoke
Fats 0.2g 0.15g Fennel
Carbs 7.3g 10.51g Artichoke
Calories 31kcal 47kcal Artichoke
Sugar 3.93g 0.99g Artichoke
Fiber 3.1g 5.4g Artichoke
Calcium 49mg 44mg Fennel
Iron 0.73mg 1.28mg Artichoke
Magnesium 17mg 60mg Artichoke
Phosphorus 50mg 90mg Artichoke
Potassium 414mg 370mg Fennel
Sodium 52mg 94mg Fennel
Zinc 0.2mg 0.49mg Artichoke
Copper 0.066mg 0.231mg Artichoke
Manganese 0.191mg 0.256mg Artichoke
Selenium 0.7µg 0.2µg Fennel
Vitamin A 963IU 13IU Fennel
Vitamin A RAE 48µg 1µg Fennel
Vitamin E 0.58mg 0.19mg Fennel
Vitamin C 12mg 11.7mg Fennel
Vitamin B1 0.01mg 0.072mg Artichoke
Vitamin B2 0.032mg 0.066mg Artichoke
Vitamin B3 0.64mg 1.046mg Artichoke
Vitamin B5 0.232mg 0.338mg Artichoke
Vitamin B6 0.047mg 0.116mg Artichoke
Folate 27µg 68µg Artichoke
Choline 13.2mg 34.4mg Artichoke
Vitamin K 62.8µg 14.8µg Fennel
Saturated Fat 0.09g 0.036g Artichoke
Monounsaturated Fat 0.068g 0.005g Fennel
Polyunsaturated fat 0.169g 0.064g Fennel

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Fennel Artichoke
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
26%
Fennel
19%
Artichoke
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
18%
Fennel
31%
Artichoke

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Fennel
Fennel contains less Sodium (difference - 42mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Fennel
Fennel is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Artichoke
Artichoke is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.94g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Artichoke
Artichoke is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.054g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Artichoke
Artichoke is lower in glycemic index (difference - 13)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Artichoke
Artichoke is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

References

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Fennel - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169385/nutrients
  2. Artichoke - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169205/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000-calorie diets.

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.